Cecil ‘Buddy’ Hardaway

Staff Reports • Apr 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM

Funeral services for Mr. Hardaway will be held Wednesday, April 18 at 1:30 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Brother Jerry Peace and Billy Brown officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday, April 17 from 4-7 p.m. and Wednesday, April 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Hardaway, age 85, of Castalian Springs, passed away April 15, 2018. 

Buddy was a Korean War veteran with the 187th Infantry, which is part of the 101st Airborne Medic Division. He served in the military for 11 years and was a member of the Local 572 Steamfitters for 55 years. 

Mr. Hardaway was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mattie Hardaway. 

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Mai Nell Reed Hardaway; children, Denise (Randy) Pryor, Sherry Kelley, Tracy Toohey, Monica (Steve) Cook, Terrell (Lisa) House, Carol (Leslie) Pruitt and Clayton (Selena) House; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet at 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, sellarsfuneralservices.com.

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